Includes the following:
The Heart Healthy Handbook (Franklin/Dixon)
Healthy Habits for Your Heart (Tello)
The End of Heart Disease (Fuhrman)
The 30-Day Heart Tuneup (Steven Masley)
Heart: A History (Sandeep Jauhar)
400 Heart Healthy Recipes & Tips (Hearst Books)
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Heart Disease (Manu C Houston)
(7) DVD Downloads
Cardiovascular Disease in Athletes features several world-renowned experts who explore a number of vital issues and topics in the area of athletic-related cardiac disease.
Cardiac Disorders reviews the fact that sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death in the United States resulting in approximately 300,000 deaths per year. The DVD also discusses the fact that this medical episode is most well defined in those individuals over the age of 35 and most problematic for people under the age of 35.
CHD, Inflammation, & Exercise reviews and discusses the impact of exercise on inflammation and addresses the issue of whether heart disease is atherosclerosis, inflammation, or some combination of the two conditions that can help predict the likelihood of an individual having coronary heart disease.
Cardiac Rehabilitation in Modern Cardiology Among coronary patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation, mortality rates are generally 21% to 34% lower than among nonusers, and a significant dose-response relationship exists between the number of cardiac-rehabilitation sessions attended and cardiovascular outcomes.
Contemporary Issues in Cardiac Rehabilitation (Clinical Exercise Physiology Association) reviews a number of effective cardiac rehabilitation programs, policies, and practices. The DVD also looks at some of the general science attendant to cardiac rehabilitation.
Exercise Prescription for Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease presents an overview of the key factors attendant to PAOD (symptoms,prevalence, risk factors, etc.). The DVD also details the acute effects of exercise and discusses the different types of exercise tests.
Resistance Training and Heart Disease presents an overview of the key factors involved in resistance training for individuals with heart disease. Featuring a breakout session at the 2009 ACSM Health & Fitness Summit, the DVD details the benefits of resistance training specific to heart disease, as well as examines applicable safety concerns and training precautions.